If we know that exercise prevents heart disease, obesity, diabetes and even cancer, then why aren’t we giving physical education in schools the importance it deserves? The degrees needed for physical education teacher jobs are pretty much the same as those for other teaching jobs. Physical activity doesn’t have to take place exclusively in physical education classes. Children have a need to be active and they thrive when instructors let them play organized sports and games.
Integral to Health and Physical Education is the acquisition of movement skills, concepts and strategies to enable students to confidently, competently and creatively participate in a range of physical activities. The combination of cardio and strength training activities also promote overall fitness.
This class builds on the basic skills learned in Beginner Sailing and prepares students to complete all necessary skill and knowledge demonstrations for the US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification. The use of different curriculum models in conjunction with those physical activities selected by a class group and their teacher is at the heart of teaching and learning in SCPE.
This major prepares students to teach physical education and coach sports at various education levels, and allows you to help others develop healthy lifestyles. The class will include flexibility exercises, and some practical applications of judo as self-defense, but will mainly stress the sporting or competitive aspect of judo.
The team with receive e-mail notification about what is going on in Utah’s Health and Physical Education world with information about professional development opportunities, interesting articles, pertinent information, and curriculum resources. Inactivity, obesity and mental health issues are increasing and there is a growing need to develop resilience and employability skills.